Author Archives: Lily Mansfield

Mini-Trad Mysteries – Pantry, Service Porch; Can YOU help?

This is the first in a series of posts about some of the odd and unusual mysteries that my husband and I are discovering as we attempt to bring our 1948 home back to some of its former retro glory! It’s adapted from a post on my blog, The Moderne Hausfrau. When it came time to buy our house, I had—like most shoppers—a very keen idea of exactly what I wanted. We found that house, too.  But it wasn’t meant to